Digital Catalog, Data Migration, Schema & Architecture Analysis: WLCC Research Lab

From 2014-2015, I worked with researchers and digital conservationists at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University to create a digital collection management system for the archeological research on The Hunley. Using CollectiveAccess as our destination, we imported over 90,000 records from MicrosoftAccess, cleaning the data and mapping it…

Femme Hacking

Femme hacking, n.: to use tacit knowledge of deprivileged structures [femme science] to apply roundabout methodologies of tool-using [hacking] in order to achieve an outcome. Having emerged from academia, I’ve thought a lot about the ways in which knowledge is articulated, permissioned, and authenticated: e.g., one must clearly express a defensible statement; problematized…

Liberation approaches to Technology: Interview

The fantastic author, librarian and activist Melissa Morrone [@InfAgit] interviewed me to discuss technology, feminism, decentralized networks of power, and liberation-focused approaches to teaching. quality content Read the whole interview here: http://libraryjuicepress.com/blog/?p=4778. A few choice quotes: MM: can you talk more about that in your approach towards technology and intimidation?…

Raised Fist Review: Punk Music

Who among us who #1 goes to see bands, and #2 has the physical ability, has never raised a fist at any show ever? Rock. The. Fuck. On. Right??!! These raised fists show up in punk flyers from the 90’s and GUESS WHAT: the 90’s are back, y’all. Positive Force…